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Confucius and Fresh

December 6, 2021

J Soulja Speaks!

On this episode of The Breaks You'll hear Confucius and Fresh's interview with Austin artist and entrepreneur J Soulja. In this week's installment of  Hip Hop Facts, you'll learn interesting tidbits about Wu-Tang Clan's beef with Hot 97, how T.I. got Young Dro on the Grand Hustle label, how Kanye West hooked up with Jamie Foxx to make Slow Jamz, the connection between CeeLo Green and the song "Happy" and more. Fresh states the Unpopular Opinion that the tragic events at the Astroworld Festival won't lead to any big changes in how music festivals operate. In his new segment, Confucius…


November 8, 2021

DJ Burn One Speaks

This week on the Breaks: You'll hear Confucius and Fresh's interview with legendary producer DJ Burn One who's worked with artists like Gucci Mane, Freddie Gibbs and T.I. In this week's installment of Hip Hop Facts you'll learn interesting things about how old Teddy Riley was when he produced Dougie E. Fresh's "The Show," Juvenile's 400 Degrees, Lil Kim, why T.I. didn't end up in the movie Las Vegas and more. In his Unpopular Opinion Fresh states that Atlanta's Dungeon Family  deserves way more credit that they get. You can hear the latest full broadcast of The Breaks Saturday night…


November 1, 2021

Top 5 Hip-Hop Songs

This week on The Breaks: Confucius and Fresh list their Top 5 Hip-Hop songs of all time. the hosts discuss the TV show BMF and talk about the positive influence 50 Cent is having as a television producer at Starz. In this week's installment of Hip-Hop Facts you'll learn interesting things about Method Man and ODB, 50 Cent and Young Buck, Kendrick Lamar, Biggie's song "Sky's the Limit," and Pimp C. Fresh states the Unpopular Opinion  that there is no best Hip-Hop record of 2021. Confucius encourages listeners to let go of the idea that they can save the world…



Confucius Jones

Confucius Jones is a lifelong Austin native who has generationally roots in the city. It’s with that upbringing that lead him to try to change the city he loves through music. DJing since his teens and now on radio at KUTX, Confucius strives to create a new industry for people of color through his many platforms.


Aaron Knight, better known as Fresh, is an on-air host for KUTX 98.9 in Austin, TX, co-hosting Austin’s top Hip Hop and R&B radio show and podcast, The Breaks. Fresh has run his own top-rated music blog with Fresh Prince of the ATX (where his moniker derives from), and has done some freelance writing for various platforms. Fresh has been community-oriented by speaking to the youth at various schools, as well as working with Boys and Girls Club of the Austin Area. In 2020, Fresh was a recipient of the Capitol View Arts, “Growing the Tradition” award for his continued work in the Austin music community.

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